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, user's guide to taxes. big change is coming. he will get you prepared tonight . and america's worst charities, is essential advice on giving wisely this christmas. we're watching out for you tonight on "the willis report." ♪ gerri: welcome to "the willis report." your show, your money, your voice. tonight your health care costs. new warnings of how the architect of obamacare processing you can keep your doctor if you paid up with more on this, it has some fire, health fellow at the heritage foundation. dr. kevin campbell, cardiologists will we're talking about, over the weekend, ezekiel emanuel said that, yes, you can keep your doctor, but you may have to pay more. listen to this. >> he asked a question, if you like your doctor, you can keep it. did he not say that, sir? >> did not say you could have unlimited. >> a simple yes or no question. >> yes. if you want to pay more for an insurance company that covers your doctor, you can do that. this is a matter of choice. you pay more for a wider range of choices or wider range of benefits. gerri: you are a doctor. did this come as a s
are going to deliver the best business blockext. neil takes it away. >>> pump it, then tax it. i don't know about you, you've had enough of it. welcome, everybody. follow the money if you can even find the money. because it is not easy to get t of the democratic congressman when he's looking for money. not just a little more money. oregon's guy wants to double the taxes because he says our infrastructure needs the dough. i asked can you spell out for me congressman where that $42 billion has gone? >> the sbujt available for every state. the budget is available for every state. >> if the goal was to fix roads and bridges, and they're still, accurately to your point, falling apart, me think somee has stolen it, someone it was taken it. >> wow. >> wow is right. i should never have interviewed somebody with a bicycle pin on their lapel but that's neither here nor there. here's the deal, if we're already collecting more, than 120 million buck each year to fix our roads and bridges. i haven't factored in the $800 million in stimulus money that was supposedly going to shovel ready road jobs, are p
savings goodbye. a gas tax hike that could wipe them out. ick with innovation. stick with power. stick with technology. get the new flexcare platinum from philips sonicare and save now. philips sonicare. >>> talk about a kick in the gas. a push to double the federal tax on every gallon of gas. to democratic congressman says it's time and it will do some good. you're talking about hiking the tax to more than 33 cents a gallon. that doesn't sound all too good but explain why you think it's a good idea. >> well, first of all, we haven't raised the gas tax in 20 years. during that time the amount that the average motorist pays per mile they drive because of increased full efficiency and inflation, has been cut in half. we are facing for all the talk of a budget deficit, we're facing an infrastructure deficit. and because we have just sort of run the gas tax trust fund down to where it's approaching zero, if we don't do something in the next ten months, we're going to face an inability to fund any transit funding next year, and the federal highway funding will drop 92%. >> what's happened t
and succeed and the bad schools will fade away. we have tax credits for education. $5,000 tax credit. this is a broad agenda, how we transform communities. it will touch everyone in this city. from the first time they go to school to becoming parents. economic freedom so that will remove government obstacles to success. it will provide a generation of citizens, students, workers with a new bargain, and the government will get out of the way. it will treat you like an adult. it will treat everyone equally under the law, it will help parents control their children's future and their education, it will help creators have more jobs for workers. it will treat you the same way everyone else, the matter the color of your skin, what part of town you comfort. we have tried the bailouts, excessive taxation. it has not worked. it does not work. we will try a new approach. you can meet your new challenges as you rebuild your cities, it will endure and prevail. i promise you that i will work you do we do that. thank you very much. [applause] >> it is my job to sort hundreds of questions and try t
a few things that were on our list that we just had to get done. the tax code had to work, education had to work. you had to have regulatory system that worked. you had to be fast on the dime in working with the private sector because they could take their investment and go elsewhere real fast. so we had our own little strategy. and i would guess that you sitting down, what is the strategy for hawaii? what is it that you must get ght to survive in the 21st century? and that then define what is you need to do even if you find yourself in the minority position. >> did i hear you correctly are you the only republican in the tate senate? >> i'm actually in the house. but there is one senator out of 25 in the senate and there are 7 out of 51 in the house. so we are eight out of 76. >> we're trying to change your dynamic. >> well, the united states capitol there's a saying in the house that the other political party is the opposition. but the enemy, the enemy is the senate. so i guess we temporarily lumped you in with the enemy. so we're sorry about that. it sounds like your side emphasizes qu
that. by your gifts online, paying tax, others don't, supreme court doesn't want to get in the middle of it. judge andrew napolitano has no problem getting in the middle of that. and then, consolidating your wallet into just one card. the high-tech idea could be the way we shop in the future. it is all coming up along with dagen mcdowell on "markets now." dagen: giddyup. changing out of the shirt you had done earlier and now you look more businesslike. connell: i will take that as a complement on both sides. i have no other choice but to check the market and talk to the judge. dagen: we have to hit your slender. we have gains on the market right now despite the better-than-expected numbers from adp, nicole petallides at the new york stock exchange. nicole: you mentioned adp, which was better. we also got new hom home sales numbers better than expected, we are seeing the market with three straight days of selling and they might have scooped up some opportunity. right now dow jones industrial of 41 points, a gain of one quarter of 1%. microsoft hitting new highs, goldman sachs and unite
research. kil, cities across the country saw declining sales takes revenues, declining tax ref news as people's homes reduced in valley. value. >> a lot of cities are experiencing fiscal stress but i want to reiterate bankruptcies are rare. those who issue debt in the credit market only 10 a year going "g" into bankruptcy. while fiscal stress is a chief concern, bankruptcy is still a very rare phenomenon. >> is it stuffer at a time when the economy is not robust when the state's in which these cities and counties are located are also feeling a lot of strain, is it tough for put these restructuring deals together? >> the state plays a significant role in the fiscal health of the city. they offer state aid to local governments. that makes up a third of the city revenues. when cities cut back due to their own fiscal pressures local governments experience a lot of fiscal squeeze as well. >> are there fewer good choices when you're finally pushed to make a bankruptcy declaration. >> bankruptcy is a measure of last resort. joining anybody enjoys having to papaying pensioners, or putting c
with the reliability of fedex. neil: first the tax hikes and now the spending streets. raises and hiking spending across the board. the state is now running a surplus according to reports. fox news radio host with us now. >> yes, i spent 30 years in sacramento. i am telling you, that is fiction, the fact that they have this surplus. not only in thestate of california, but illinois, his huge pension obligations and they pretend that those don't exist. and they are off the books. because of your add-in that is, we are talking that we cannot afford could have a $45 billion surplus this year. by the time summer comes around and that will grow until 2020 every single year. and they raise taxes by about $6 billion and it ties in perfectly and the problem is they have an obligation for their pensions, the two big state pensions and health obligations of 300 billion for the pensions and another hundred billion fr the health care for the retirees. $400 billion and not even addressing this problem. neil: let me ask about how they are able to sneak in raises for themselves as politicians back in 1990 they s
taxes in detroit, bring the corporate income tax down to five percent, the personal income tax down to five percent, make the capital gains tax zero, take the payroll tax and bring it down for the employee and the employer. without bringing any new money to detroit, just leaving money in detroit is over a billion dollars that would stimulate detroit's economy. >> basically a flat tax but flat nonetheless. >> absolutely. flat and very low. we also look at regulations and try to get rid of the owner's regulations that's making it expensive for city government and for businesses to locate in detroit. we think if you combine all of this, that it would be the model for how you would rescue cities across the country but any impoverished area. we have impoverished areas in eastern kentucky. we think this same plan would rescue them and parts of louisville and other major cities. >> maybe the country while you're at it. we have had five years of spread the wealth. you didn't build that. share share economics. where has obama failed detroit? >> here's the problem. the president says let me t
's pension benefits an cut those benefits, adopted a multimillion dollar tax cut for multinational corporation within that state. so the state is not impoverished. the state is choosing priorities that are different than the citizens have chosen by adopting a constitutional protection of pension benefits. >> woodruff: andrew biggs what about that, and what about the bigger picture here, that the blame, that if there is going to be pain, the pain should be spread, that it shouldn't be mainly or even in large part these people who have worked so hard for these cities. >> uh-huh. i suspect in the case of detroit, it's not going to be mainly or in large part on the pensioners, it going to be mostly on the bondholders who are going to get hit much more. i mean steve is right when he cites the average benefits people receive from pensions. that includes a lot of people who spent a few years in public employment and are getting very small benefits. if you are somebody who spent a full career working for the city of detroit, you would retire with a benefit equal of around two-thirds your f
freedom. less red tape, less taxes, more money left in detroit. the answer to poverty and unemployment is not another government stimulus. it's simply leaving more money in the hands of those who earned it. today i'm here to introduce something i call economic freedom zones. this is a bill that will be introduced next week in washington. these freedom zones will dramatically reduce tax and red tape so detroit businesses can grow and throb. he called his plan a conservative war on poverty. it's time we revisit some of the ideas of jack kemp and expand upon them. the bill that i will introduce, will introduce power and freedom zone. this political lower personal and corporate income taxes in detroit to 5%. my bill will lower the payroll tax, 2% for the employees, 2% for the employers. economic freedom zones will cut out the red tape that keeps new businesses from starting and old businesses from thriving. inside these ozones will suspend the capital gains tax. we will allow all small businesses to deduct most of what they invest in the first year of purchase. how will this differ from tr
are entitled to tax credits how do you do that to make sure people aren't submitting fraud. do you have an ain't fraud system, what the inspector general said today they think maybe the system is going need some work and beef up security in order to prevent massive fraud here. whenever money is going out from the federal government in big numbers, they found this out in medicare as well, you have to be very careful about fraud because a lot of people will take advantage. >> eamon javers, thank you very much. now, even while the obama care failures and embarrassments continue to pile up, when will the administration finally admit that it's time to hit the pause problem until all the problems are fixed or maybe the pause button is not set to work until november 2014. that may be closer to truth. here former obama campaign aide, he was briefed by the obama white house on the health care and grace marie turner, she will be testifying tomorrow on obama health care. what's the thrust of your testimony going to be tomorrow? >> the president has said that oh, we don't need to worry about those 5% of a
a movement among young people that would change entitlements and also taxes. >> i want to shine a light on this issue and i am desperately hoping the young people will start a movement. do i want to start the movement? i don't think i'm capable. do i think i canar tick tlat facts and have i seen them respond that somebody out there can start a movement? yes. in my opinion they were instrumental in getting gay marriage passed. they're moving the needle on the environment. this thing is very similar. >> rose: on both of of those issues you were on their side. on gay rights and the environment. >> still am. >> rose: we conclude with guillermo del toro, the mexican filmmaker and author. >> i think that the way to understand the universe is by sort of codifying hit in the dichotomy of angels and demons. you can call them monsters, superheroes, whatever it is but we have to mythologize the universe in order to apprehend it. because if you don't -- it's like digesting concepts that are so large, so super or supra human that you need mythology to understand it. >> rose: stanley druckenmiller an
. because rich people got their tax breaks. until they finally got them put back in. when obama inherited the office, rich people were getting big tax breaks. >> you mean the tax breaks that b obama kept? >> yes. >> now they're not is what you're saying? >> yes, they took the tax breaks away. >> how do you explain the top 1% is outpassing by seven times what the lower 99 are making? >> here's exactly what obama -- >> believe it or not, president obama has actually widened the income gap but in a good way, bob, in a good way, because the 1% is going up, 34%, 99%, 4%, but they're going up, so that's a good thing. incoming equality is a misnomer. if the rising tide is rising all boat, raising all boats, that's a great thing. >> how can you say 15 years the top 1% increase of income take home pay is 247% and middle clashgs over the same 15 years, is 15%? you're saying that's equal? >> he's saying the numbers are rising up and that's good. >> it's better for everyone when this happens. >> when the rich people get richer? >> and the poor people get richer, yes. >> before you continue, let me ge
in new york city, killing four people. >>> is something else ailing obamacare? >>> taxing online sales. the supreme court has its say. >>> federal investigators are now looking at the black boxes of a train that derailed in new york city on sunday. they want to know what caused the train to jump the tracks, killing four people and injuring dozens more. crews cleared the tracks so service could resume on one of the busiest train lines. jonathan, good afternoon. how are the cleanup efforts going right now? >> well, stephanie, i would say crews are on the final stretches of work, at least here on the scene they brought on a out a cadaver dog. they uprighted most of the cars at this point. this is the final car. if you can see through the bushes here you'll see that final car there. they were just able to upright with these large cranes that they've been using and they've been hauling the other cars away. in fact the one you've been looking at, the earlier video, this is the car that was just inches from the water, where near where the hudson and harl rivers meet. that fourth person found
becomes legal on january 1st. >> stephen: is it going to be taxed? >> heavily, yes. so if you buy medical marijuana, it is about a five percent tax and new retail marijuana will be a 25 percent tax, which includes -- >> stephen: 25? a 25 percent tax on a doobaj? >> that's about right, is it not worth it, stephen? >> stephen: it is more tax than toke liberalism in my opinion, why don't you just make it 85 percent and give me your car when you are high. they will never know the difference. take it! >> a certain percentage is definitely going toward the building of schools, i believe it is the first 40 million raised from recreational sales. >> stephen: what were your responsibilities as the pot editor for the denver post be? >> i am hiring a pot critic from colorado, if you know anybody. >> stephen: yeah, yeah, i know a few people but i need them in my editing room. >> you certainly want a reviewer, you want a critic of pot. >> yes. >> stephen: anybody you like? >> i got one via twitter. >> stephen:. >> stephen: dude, i am baked out of my skull. >> you would not be surprised. >> stephen: i
that and lowering the corporate tax rate loopholes in a way that would be a better bargain for jobs in this country. to invest in universal prek. e need to continue to do the things that the president has jobs to rd to attract america from overseas and to n ing home jobs from america companies that are located overseas, bring them home to build on those trends. we need to continue to build on the trends, the positive trends we've seen in the manufacturing sector in this country. epresented by the automobile companies but also by host of signs and ive developments in manufacturing. so the president is not the east bit satisfied or complacent with where we are. that's why we really believes that we ought to have a spirited conversation about what are we going to do to reduce an equality. what are they going to do to jobs se the number of overall. but particularly the number of obs that pay a middle class wage and provide middle class security to families across the country. said in that speech that we done with e of this congress and where congress will take move, he action that he can on his own, fu
with the top of that lead? >> that was a lot of crap. because the rich people got their tax breaks they finally got them put back in. rich people were getting big tax breaks. >> let me ask you this question. >> they're not is what you're trying to say? >> they took the tax breaks away. >> how do you explain the top 1% is outpacing by seven times -- >> how many years during obama's term did they have exactly what this is? >> believe it or not, president obama is wrong. he has widened the income gap but in a good way, bob. in a good way. one percentage going up 34% and 99% going up 4% and that's a good thing. incoming equality is a misnomer. if the rising tide is raising all boats that's a great thing. >> how can you say in 15 years the top 1% increase in income and the middle class, the same 15 years is 40%. do you think that's equal? >> he's saying it's going up. the numbers are rising up. >> i'm saying it's better for everyone when this happens. >> the rich people get richer. >> and the poor people get richer. >> let me get greg in here first. >> this argument about wealth or income inequality
which is trying to make a big stink about this suggesting that they wouldn't, for example, allow tax cuts or other types of things for certain companies and not others, right? this is whether we should have tax cuts. >> this happens all the time. totally incestuous between public and private constantly. look at places like illinois now where any company that stays is getting some kind of a deal except probably the small ones. >> except the small ones. any company of any size is getting a deal. >> maybe the rolls should be across the board nothing? >> no. >> a friend of mine, joannea kagan. >> didn't bob kraft do it in foxborough? >> i don't know enough. >>> let's talk about the next story. if you work on wall street and are considering growing a beard, an article in "the new york times" says that while beards are in fashion right now, that is not the case in the finance industry. i guess it's okay in fashion, it's okay in design. a lot of different areas if you're a helpster but in the fashion world, gentleman, the argument goes it looks like you have something to hide. >> you could
in detroit simply by lowering the taxes in detroit. >> it's like kemp's enterprise zones on steroids. i looked over the plan. you're calling it the freedom plan. you will give eligible areas a reduction in individual and corporate tax rates. correct? yes. we'll take personal and corporate tax down to 5%. bring the payroll tax down for the worker and employer. and we'll reduce the red tape and let businesses thrive. we'll invite entrepreneurs from around the country and around the world who want to come to detroit and make it like a mini hong kong. there are great things you can do the. it's amazing how much money accumulates not from other parts of the country but just from detroit's tax base if you don't take it to washington. you leave it in detroit. >> you're saying you will reduce the personal tax liability to 5%. can you do that? you're senator rand paul, one senator. how do you accomplish -- i like the idea. i'm asking how you accomplish it. >> well, if i were president obama i would do it by edict. i'm just a senator so we have to pass it as legislation and get the president to s
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another massive package including more than $50 billion in spending to help offset sales tax hike. >>> mario draghi should be holding fire, despite the recent drop in inflation. investors eyeing the ecb's economic staff projections. >>> and i told you so. british chancellor george osborne may have reason to gloat. >>> and china's financial institutions are warning against trading bitcoins as the bank admits while there are risks, it could still use the currency. >> announcer: you're watching "worldwide exchange," bringing you business news from around the globe. hello. a warm welcome to the program. the government has just unveiled an $18.6 trillion yen stimulus package which includes 5.5 trillion yen in fresh spending measures. this is to offset the accuracy in the sales tax which is coming in in april which raises the rate effectively from 8% to 5%. it follows the unveiling of a 10.3 trillion package back in january. a number of measures will be expected as far as this package is concerned. particularly for those on the lower income as well. we will get those measures as soon as
, attacking labor. everybody makes way too much money in detroit and that's the problem. low taxes. of course, we've got to cut taxes. but here's the catch. wi withholding state money from the city has helped crush the city of detroit. now, i don't know what city you live in. but let's just think about this. all of a sudden, your city, and you pay state taxes, you're not going to get any state funds anymore. oh, no, no, no. you live in who struck john usa. no, you don't get taxes anymore. the state legislature is holding the money from you so you have to suck it up. the numbers are pretty staggering. you've got deregulation of wall street, which has also hurt the pensions and when it came back, how much money did that go to the pension fund to help out oh? detroit lost roughly 300,000 jobs over the past 30 years. there is no way a city survives when it loses 90% of its manufacturing base. the tax base has eroded, along with public services and public safety. what's the result? people are getting the hell out of town. severe outmigration. and those who are staying there are getting stuck with
, not just a job. >> reporter: and allem, there are no new tax hikes or spending cuts on the horizon as a part of these budget battles. no major ones at least. so economists say that will also bodes well for the recovery. alex. >> kristin it, quick question about the president's schedule next hour. what is this, a saban forum he's going to be attending that and speaking? >> that's right. that is sponsored by the brookings institution. he's going to be speakinging there a forum on middle east policy. white house officials say it's up to the moderators to set the tone. i can tell you that the title of the forum this afternoon, alex, is power shifts, u.s.-israeli relations in dynamic middle east. the backdrop to this forum, the recent deal struck with iran to freeze iran's nuclear programs for six months in exchange for scaling back some of the sanctions, israel didn't like the deal. as you know, that created fresh tensions between the united states and israel. no guarantee that that will be discussed during the forum, but certainly one of the big issues in the backdrop. then of course,
to lean on. they are taking a page out of the playbook. tax senate democrats are going on cuts to providers. in one release mark pryor release said pryor's deciding vote for obama care cut from medicare including nearly 5.4 billion collectly from arkansas. it's a familiar line of attack that was litigated and litigated and litigated and discredited in the last election. >> when congressman ryan looked into the camera and attacked president obama's medicare savings as "the biggest coldest power play," i didn't know whether to laugh or cry. that $716 billion is exactly to the dollar the same amount of medicare savings that he had in his own budget. >> that's always been a problem for republicans on this line of attack. house republicans tell us that they are not looking at the medicare attack line. they want to continue to highlight individual stories when it comes to health care. stories about canceled plans or higher costs. here's what we know they are not going to do. they are not going to walk away from the issue. it's too potent of an issue for the base and what they believe
lead to major changes in online shopping. it's all about how much tax you pay when you shop online. christine romans explains how this will affect your money. >> wolf, on the biggest online shopping day of the year, no less, the supreme court punting on the most important issue in retail right now. and that means millions of people may now have to pay state tax on their online purchases. now, states have been putting pressure on internet retailers to collect sales tax and amazon.com and overstock.com fought this effort with different results in different courts. it's a patchwork now of rulings and laws. now that the supreme court has decided not to the weigh in, states are likely to pursue the estimated $23 billion in uncollected sales taxes from web retailers. an increasing number of tats like new york have passed laws forcing internet-based retailers to collect taxes. amazon and overstock complained saying they don't have physical presence in that state. most retail analysts say the court is essentially ending a 20-year tradition of no sales tax on internet purchases. >> christin
, but also talking about new fees to raise revenue instead of tax hikes. from what you're hearing this general framework, could you support it? >> well, it depends. the trillion dollars you're talking about is higher than what the existing law is and i would point out that speaking of existing law, we have one that specifies the level of discretionary spending. specifies that at $967 billion. so from my point of view if we're going to spend more than that, then we ought to find offsetting savings some where else, which i'm very much open to. i know our friends on the other side of the aisle want there to be revenue. we're not going to support tax increases. are there some categories of revenue that are of a different nature? >> such as? >> for instance, federal employees have very generous retirement plans. if we asked them to contribute a little bit more to their retirement plan, that gets scored as revenue but i think it's legitimate to see that as savings so it really depends on the composition of the package. >> do you think there will be a deal by the end of the year? >> i th
to have a tax on every model? you have to have a license to use the radio and pay it to the government, and the government runs the government broadcast, the bbc. in america that didn't go down terribly well, so advertising was proposed. there was enormous opposition. oh, no, you're going to clog up radio, we're going to have to listen to ads. it's just like how people reacting to advertising on the internet or advertising on twitter, instagram, this is terrible. this is exactly what happened with radio and, of course, advertising did come in, and it turned out to be the way you sustain that model. so every soap operas and all the other sorts of things. but it's a very familiar debate for those of us who use the internet today. >> host: october 29, 1969, bob taylor, charlie klein and re hard kleinrock. what happened? >> guest: this is turning on the internet. they didn't realize it at the time, but they were establishing the first link in what grew to become the modern internet. and this was an experimental network at the time, and it didn't work. it crashed after two letters. so they
and tax credit individuals are eligible more. the huge problem, many of the insurers are not getting the correct information on the form. it was a big question at the white house. jay carney had this to say. >> we had instituted a number of significant fixes to the 834 forms, which are these - that's the vehicle by which information is transmitted to the issuers. we believe that the majority of fixes to 834 forms, we expect the injoe to be vastly ipp sured. we'll work with issue ers to make sure remaining problems are fixed. >> it is now crunch time, three weeks until december 23rdrd. if you're going have insurance by january 21st, the effective date of the obamacare, then you have to enrol by december 23rdrd. if you are in the individual market place, if you don't get your insurance through an employer, you'll have to log on to healthcare.gov. still experiencing a lot of problems, and now it's cunch time. >> tensions are riding in thailand. protesters demanding the prime minister's ousting filled the streets of bangkok. police put up barricades after nine days of violent demonstrati
insurance at a reasonable cost through choice and competition on this marketplace and tax credits that you may be eligible for that can save you hundreds of dollars in premium costs month potentially. to -- now that we are getting the technology fixed ande need you to go back take a look at what is actually going on. it can make a difference in your lives and the lives of your families. the president yesterday as onlaunches the second act healthcare.gov, encouraging people to go to the website and try again. the washington times this -- the president leader and chief on obamacare. -- salesman -- cheerleader in chief for obamacare. democrats and the president are expected to have a coordinated effort in pushing healthcare.gov. --e is a congressman's tweet what do you think about the rollout of healthcare.gov enter the president fire somebody? betty in albuquerque, new mexico. democrat. thank you for accepting my call. this particular congress that we now -- i believe the th -- hasnd 12 -- 112 title of the greatest do-nothing congress in the history of the united states. they have been held
should not be fooled by that. ashley: commuting get as little more taxing. the amount of workers can put transit costs cut in half by congress. at least those with the train. that is outrage. tracy: because they have drive evers? in tech minute we'll review lg's curved glass phone which is about to hit the store shelves. ashley: the dow has been down over 100 points for a long time but as you can see, desperately trying to make a comeback, down 99 points or there abouts. the market has been under a little bit of selling pressure these last several days. get breaking news on the fed beige book. peter baron's with the details. peteer? >> hey, ashley and tracy, the beige book for november says the economy continued to expand ad a modest to moderate pace from mid-october through mid insofar as november and the report does not appear to tee up tapering of bond purchases cuttings back on quantitative easing in next two weeks when the report will be used by policymakers. this reports e has the same language on the economy and job creation as the last meetings on beige book in october when the f
you give a word of caution yes, sir of the year? do we wait until january? people have tax issues. do you think now is good time to address the market as we're sitting on highs for the day? >> sure. anytime we get to a new high you have to be cautious and why are we here? is it based on fundamentals or is it a little frothy? i think it is based on fundamentals. cheryl: you would wait? >> i would, wouldn't necessarily, well i would actually ease in. depends on areas. i look for opportunities when stocks come down when everything else is going up. comes up on my radar why did that stock go down? what is the specific issue. that is the way which i would property it. look for more of those divergences where there are stocks maybe at the market stays where it is, what is going down. why is it going down and look there if is there good fundamental reason to do it. we have a lot of political headlines in the election year. that could cause volatility in the markets. could be fun for people. cheryl: maybe now and january time to ease into the market? ease is the word of the day. >> like a hot
and we can do that by safing $2.34 trillion in the first ten years and not raise your taxes one penny. >> you know, when it comes to the president's plan and what's going to happen to it, congressman, tom delay, the former republican leader of the house, was telling me, don't even venture trying to fix it. it's a disaster. republicans should not try to repair it. even if it gave the impression that republicans are just out to oppose something, not create something. how do you bridge that gap between kicking the president's plan down the road, saying it's a disaster, and starting fresh, which would be your approach. >> exactly. we do need to start fresh because the first step out of the chute from the president's plan is the government runs things and the american people are seeing what that gets you. the republicans in the house, we in the house fought as hard as we could to delay this defun it, repeal it. the american people know that. now the american people are seeing this rollout, and why we fought so hard. increasing rem mums, decreasing access, the higher deductibles. this is ph
campaign with joe the plumber. that means redistribution of wealth. it is all about higher taxes on the rich. he thinks he has a mandate to push higher taxes to the rich and more spending on education. he calls it investment in the p priorities. and he sees his time in the office evaporating. the president tried to say the talk about the economy ties in health care. >> any launch of a project this big. because we know that the ultimate goal/aim is to make sure that people have basic security and the foundation for the good health they need. >> white house officials saying this talk of income inequality will be a focus of the final three years in office. you noted at the health care event he said making sure republicans didn't repeal the health care law. it is a crowded agenda and hard to figure out what is his top priority. >> you have to imagine republicans will push back. >> absolutely. they have pushed back on his tax policies and new spending, the president calls it investment, but they have pushed back on the idea that this is adding security to the middle class because you
been the weakest recovery since the depression so what you see is tax collections coming back but only gradually and now with the softness of retail sales people forget that states rely on holiday retail sales for their own sales tax collections and that is not a good sign. connell: are not worried about another big city going the way of detroit. >> not over the long term but other big cities the problems with the pension systems and all these cities even chicago where some of the pension systems are 25% funded but they have a trust fund with money to pay people for now but going forward as investors look what it would take to repay the pension debt, more and more investors are saying i am not sure going forward i should do what detroit investors did a decade ago which is continue investing. dagen: bottom line for d 2 and other municipalities this could be this will bargaining chip to bargain with the unions in other cities. >> the judge has set a precedent. if he said the other precedent it would have removed that as a bargaining chip. connell: something that they had to have. thanks
people are going to react? >> people will say, what did i do to deserve this after all you pay your taxes, work for a living. you've been forced to change your doctor. you've been forced to pay more for inwhich you may or may not need but the second sticker shock which is as you point out, heather, deductibles. the study was done by health pockket incorporated which studies this kind of thing. the federal exchanges, they found out the bronze plan has an average deductible for individuals of $5081. let's point out that is money you've got to shell out from your own pocket before insurance coverage kicks in. $5081 for the bronze plan. i don't think that is affordable to a lot of people, heather. >> i thought it was interesting, they were taking a look at say one woman having a baby. if you look at these numbers, it's not covered. they pay all of it out-of-pocket, is that right? >> that's correct. the average cost of having a baby in some states, the states studied was over $6,000. if your deductible is $5081 and more for a family, your birth is not covered. this may result in some, not in t
. and this is no doubt a product of republican policies that provide tax breaks to the wealthiest americans. grasp this number since the great recession started. 95% of income gains since 2009 have gone to the top 1%. sure, it's been a great return during the recession for the top 1 and 2%. but that line down at the bottom, it's still there. and the green line is when ronald reagan's trickle-down economics took effect. this graphic is a product of trickle-down economics. it doesn't work for wage-earners at all. republicans right now, they've got nothing to offer wage earners. nothing. nothing is on the table. no job security, no health care, no jobs, package, nothing. and here is their focus. on thursday, republican lawmakers attended the american legislative exchange council's, a.l.e.c.'s annual policy summit. full disclosure, our parent company, comcast, along with many other parent corporations, are associated with a.l.e. krcht, a conservative conversation that pushes stand your ground and opposes the minimum wage increase. this summit basically was a back room event. there were no recording de
there information about the tax subsidies. you're told if eligible for tax subsidies, and a lot of increasing traffic over the next three weeks between now and december 23rd. you got to enroll by december 23rd online or elsewhere if you're going to be covered by january 1st when the law kicks in. >> all those procrastinators will start to enroll. mike viqueira live, mike, thank you. >> meteorologist: i'm meteorologist dave warren. the problem is in the southern plains. wichita is just above a quarter mile visibility that has caused a number of road accidents along 45 and 40. headlights barely visible, and that's because of visibility is down. it could be clear and then you run into dense fog. so take your time on the roadways there. the radar plus the cloud shows that it's clear. it's the low clouds and fog in place here. but the radar plus clouds is changing in the northwest. as the storm moves in it will impact weather across the country. and we'll have all the details coming up on the national forecast. >> thank you. coming up, tensions escalate as anti-government escalations take a violen
we have the kids to take those wonderful jobs and so i hate to us the word taxes by how can we crate of the revenue that the fed's have left us to do. we're in poverty and we need our cities to step up >> thank you, mayor lee. >> (laughter) . well, that first of all, we have is a pretty r06b9 budget and we do - by the way, i think in order to depreciate the kind of revenue we first of all, begin with the basics we have to have a strong business approach to our budget so creating that san francisco in the industry was small business owner something i spent a lot of time. i tackled pension reform and created a trust fund so start paying for the mandatory that would hurt us dead on arrival down the road. so we contact talk about stuff until we've built an san francisco. today we've done all the things that insurance companies and other fails i failures of other cities across the country didn't pay attention to all those mandates we put them into the mix and now we do 2 year budgeting and we've got 4 reserve accounts for the city. now that we've done that companies can come in and say
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